In January, Arthur published and then retracted what we had called a debate about gender-neutral washrooms. At the time, we said that we were retracting the piece for two reasons. First, we never should have framed safe-spaces for marginalized...
Thanks to social media, we are making strides in race relations, gender equality, the fight against patriarchy, and a general humanitarian tact that is quickly encompassing the greater universal sensibility. Social media has exposed stories and images at a...
Why are there so few women in politics? I think the wrong answer is “well, women don’t care about politics.” I think women are quite political. So why does this gender gap exist? Last year I took a fourth-year politics...
I sit here writing this editorial after finishing the production of my 50th issue of Arthur. What an amazing feeling. Though I feel happy and fulfilled, I am so sad that my time as editor is over. I decided not...
Brackets and parentheses, like all forms of punctuation, have a specific function. Where there may not be space to fully elaborate a point -- like in the title of a talk -- they can be used to add in...
  International students are an integral part of our university campus, making Trent more diverse and contributing to the academic community. Between 2000 and 2010, the number of international students at Ontario colleges increased five-fold, while the number of international students...
The idea of summing up two years in 700 words is a daunting one. However, I’m contractually obligated to give it a shot. Really it’s the least I could do given all that this paper and the community around it...
With the municipal election quickly approaching, it’s no doubt that soon everyone’s favourite news outlets will be filled to the brim with election coverage. At Arthur we’ll be focused heavily on what’s happening in Peterborough. Our coverage will be critical...
If you weren’t at the TCSA debates last Thursday, then I hope you got a chance to listen to them on Trent Radio. The event made it very clear to me who I ought to be supporting, and I’d...
Remembrance Day always seems to uncover the same predictable public disagreements. Should stores be allowed to play holiday music between Halloween and November 12? Is it insensitive that businesses showcase Christmas trees instead of poppies in their window displays...